We bet you didn’t know that according to Dubai’s Health & Safety Department, women are not allowed to work or even be present in barbershops. Except if the barbershop is in a hotel graded as 4+ stars.
Well, things are changing! Meet Samantha Lloyd, who came all the way from Wales to turn the tables at Chaps & Co. Barbershop in D3. With over eight years of experience cutting hair from Wales to Australia to Ireland, Dubai is her new expedition.
Samantha is creating opportunities for future female barbers in the UAE, with another female barber joining her soon at Chaps & Co.